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accede to

1. To agree to a set of terms, conditions, or demands. The government will not accede to the terrorist's demands.
2. To begin serving in a position of authority or in an official capacity. Come January, he will accede to the office of governor.
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accede to something

 
1. to agree to the terms or demands that someone has stated. We cannot accede to your demands.
2. to assume a position of power or authority; to begin serving in one's official capacity. She acceded to the office of mayor in January.
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References in classic literature ?
Loscombe has declined acceding to this request, for want of formal permission to disclose his client's proceedings after leaving Aldborough.
Very good,' retorted the doctor; 'then so much the more reason for acceding to my proposition.
The TIR Convention is expanding rapidly, with Pakistan, China and India, home to almost 40% of the world population, acceding to the Convention within the last three years alone.
He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Programme and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.
He also expressed concern over the ongoing ambiguity attached to the Syrian Chemical Program and the fate of some Syrian chemical weapons, especially before the Syrian regime acceding to the Convention to Ban Chemical Weapons and the full responsibility of the Syrian regime to practically prove the denial of this ambiguity, in order to be assured that there are no remainder of any chemical weapons in its inventories.
Mr Bryant wants to see the bar on Catholics (and those married to Catholics) from acceding to the throne removed, and says the rules giving male heirs precedence regardless of age should also go.
Acceding to the press release, a talk show at private TV Channel Geo News Aaj Kamran Khan K Sath has telecasted a report that the commission in its interim report has said that malfunctioning of price fixing mechanism has allowed oil companies to make over Rs 80 billion illegally.
Bishop Ingham, however, warned that acceding to the primates' request could open the floodgates to future demands.
Some ASEAN officials said Australia fears that acceding to the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation, or TAC, might blunt Australia's plan, based on Howard's recent comments, to launch preemptive strikes if terrorists in neighboring countries were planning to attack Australia.
If an insurance carrier suffers, it is not the result of an agency's unreasonable demands, but rather the result of the carrier acceding to such unreasonable demands.
He said the Government would not be prepared to put the economy at risk by acceding to the union's demands.
Chairman and CEO Joe Heitzler says the series is acceding to car owners' wishes to leave the month of May relatively free so that teams can make an effort to compete in the IRL's Indianapolis 500 on the Sunday of Memorial Day weekend.
Faced with this request from the FDA, we now struggle to find a way to maintain our commitment to consumers while acceding to the FDA demands.